Charlie Knox

Tuesday, November 8, 2005

BRAZEAU, Mo. -- Charlie Ezekiel Knox, 88, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, in Tulsa, Okla.

He was born Jan. 20, 1917, at Brazeau, son of Edwin C. and Fern Barber Knox. He and Helen Vernier were married May 28, 1953, in Detroit.

Knox attended Perryville High School in Perryville, Mo., and attended business school in St. Louis. He then went to work for McDonnell-Douglas in St. Louis. Most of his working career was with Chrysler in Detroit, St. Louis and New Orleans.

He and his wife had lived in New Orleans more than 40 years. They relocated to Tulsa to be near other relatives after Hurricane Katrina destroyed their home.

He is survived by his wife.

A memorial service was held Nov. 4 at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Tulsa.